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Extension Animal Husbandry
Department of Animal Science

According to the NC Department of Agriculture, "North Carolina beef cattle breeders produce approximately 500,000 calves per year." These calves may be found on any of the approximately 33,000 farms producing beef cattle for private or commercial use.

To support the beef cattle industry, Extension programs here at North Carolina State University are developed with emphasis on a systems approach to our livestock operation. Our State Specialists are able to provide support for all livestock operations in conjunction with the County Agent network located in each County Extension Office. The research and educational information we can provide delivers the latest production and marketing information to maintain profitable operations.

For more specific information concerning Beef Cattle, check out these program pages:

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Last modified: November 21, 2001
Linda E Kern, Extension Animal Husbandry, NCSU

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